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Adams, Richard N. (Richard Newbold), 1924-



Richard N. Adams (1924-2018) was a Professor of Anthropology and director of the Institue of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He was the Rapoport Centennial Professor Emeritus of Liberal Arts and a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 1973. His work Crucifixion by Power: Essays on Guatemalan National Social Structure, 1944–1966 is considered one of the most influential scholarly books on Guatemala written in English. In 1947, he earned his BA from Michigan, his MA from Yale in 1949, and his PhD 1951.

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Richard N. Adams papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00680

Anthropological research files, typescripts of three literary productions with mauscripts, proofs, and correspondence compose the Richard N. Adams Papers, 1951-1994, documenting his publications and teachings.

Dates: 1951 - 1994